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The Withington arts project that's turned neglected walls into a world-leading outdoor gallery

Marcus Rashford mural, painted by Akse, is perhaps the most high-profile of the pieces created so far, but there are now more than 30 others in Withington.

Founders Ed Wellard and Casey Longden hope to make the area a world-leading destination for street art.Ed says: "Withington is a great place, it's a really interesting, diverse community - but it doesn't look the best. "The idea was that street art could be a catalyst for positive change, kind of like the broken windows theory in reverse."We

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Marcus Rashford mural, painted by Akse, is perhaps the most high-profile of the pieces created so far, but there are now more than 30 others in Withington.
We first spotted Petra Palumbo’s hand-painted glassware when her tumblers, carafes and vases were showcased at Liberty just over a year ago. Now she has launched her own homeware shop (petrapalumbo.com) with the additions of ceramics, painted tiles, textiles and scented candles, all sustainably produced.

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